Enhancing resilience of critical road infrastructure: bridges, culverts and flood ways
Lead partner: RMIT, Australia
Key theme: “Hardening: buildings and infrastructure”
Duration: 7 years
Value: Aus$ 5 million
CDR represents the only international partner in this consortium.
Planned outcomes of this project include:
- Quantitative evaluation of vulnerability of road structures under multi hazards of fire, flood, earthquake and climate change
- Social, Environmental and Economic consequences of failure: community, emergency services staff and road/local government authorities.
- Input for decision support at local government and state road authorities
- A generic research methodology which can be applied to other infrastructure such as transmission towers, and water infrastructure.